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2013 School Grant Recipients

$30,000 Award
Shawmont Elementary
Philadelphia, PA
Use of Funds: New musical instruments for music program
$13,000 Award
F.S. Edmonds Elementary
Philadelphia, PA
Use of Funds: Library Renovations
$7,000 Award
Cook-Wissahickon Elementary
Philadelphia, PA
Use of Funds: New art kiln and supplies for art program
$4,000 Award
Halfway Elementary
Halfway, MO
Use of Funds: Outdoor Learning Classroom
$3,500 Award
Hurley Elementary
Hurley, MO
Use of Funds: Physical Education Equipment
$3,040 Award
Pleasant View Elementary & Middle School
Springfield, MO
Use of Funds: SmartBoard Response System
$2,700 Award
Nixa High Pointe Elementary
Nixa, MO
Use of Funds: SmartBoard Response System
$1,800 Award
Niangua High School
Niangua, MO
Use of Funds: Sports Equipment
$750 Award
Mark Twain Elementary
Springfield, MO
Use of Funds: Mark Twain Running Club

2013 Scholarship Recipients

$2,500 Award
Kendra Webb
Buffalo High School Buffalo, MO
$2,500 Award
Ryan O’Rouke & Anil Tharani
Rancho Bernardo High School San Diego, CA
$2,000 Award
Aaron Hill
Eldon High School Eldon, MO
$1,500 Award
Madeline Mayfield
Buffalo High School Buffalo, MO
$1,000 Award
Alex Demuri
Buffalo High School Buffalo, MO
$500 Award
Breanna Feemster, Nathan Greene, Roy Hardy, Jr., Brooke Obrey & Stephanie Williams
Springfield Public School, Springfield MO
$500 Award
Artemio Rodriguez
Buffalo High School Buffalo, MO

2013 Partners in Education Grant Recipients

$21,500 Award
Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter
Springfield, MO
Use of Funds: Educational Resource Center
$10,000 Award
WePAC (West Philadelphia Alliance for Children)
Philadelphia, PA
Use of Funds: General support
$2,500 Award
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks
Springfield, MO
Use of Funds: Back to School Backpack Giveaway

2012 Scholarship Recipients

$2,500 Award
Michelle Le & Daniel Fitzgerald
Rancho Bernardo High School
San Diego, CA
$2,000 Award
Alivia Felin & Coltin Winkler
Buffalo High School
Buffalo, MO
$2,000 Award
Bailey Salmons
Eldon High School
Eldon, MO
$1,000 Award
Samantha Waltman
Buffalo High School
Buffalo, MO

2012 School Grant Recipients

$325,000 Award
Bayard Taylor Elementary
3698 N. Randolph St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Principal: Debra Drossner
Use of Funds: Educational and Recreational Play Yard

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After
$10,000 Award
Morton Elementary School
2501 S. 63rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19141

2011 School Grant Recipients

$50,000 Award
Swenson Arts & Technology High School
Principal: David Kipphut
(majority of project to be completed by students)
Use of Funds: Fitness Room/Equipment
$50,000 Award
Anna H. Shaw Middle School
Principal: Kwand T. Lang
Librarian/Technology Lead Teacher: Millie Cammisa
Use of Funds: Library Media Center
$17,500 Award
Richard R. Wright Elementary School
Principal: Ivy Lewis
Teacher/Librarian: Anna White
Use of Funds: Library Furniture and Books
$15,000 Award
Walter G. Smith Elementary School
Principal: Rachel Marianno
Use of Funds: Student/Parent Literacy Programs
$14,000 Award
Fairhill School
Principal: Luisa Garcia-Soler
Use of Funds: Student/Parent Literacy Programs
$10,000 Award
John F. Hartranft Elementary School
Principal: Dr. Judith McMonagle
Use of Funds: Outdoor Garden Program
$7,500 Award
Robert Morris Elementary School
Principal: Ruth E. King
Use of Funds: Comprehensive Sound System for Auditorium
$2,500 Award
William C. Longstreth Elementary School
Principal: Robin Cooper
Dean of Students: Shirlena Anthony
Use of Funds: Sports Equipment
Technology
$5,000 Award
Principal: Mary S. Dean
Assistant Principal: Dr. Joseph Showalter
Use of Funds: Microscopes and Spectroscopes for Science Lab
$2,500 Award
Austin Meehan Midle School
Principal: Mary Jackson
Teacher: Andrew M. Skopp
Use of Funds: TI-73 Calculators
$2,500 Award
Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences
Principal: Michael Reid
Use of Funds: Science Kits
Honorable Mention
$5,000 Award
T.G. Morton Elementary School
Principal: Zena Sacks
Use of Funds: Music & Performing Arts Programs
$5,000 Award
Principal: Sharen Finzimer
Teacher: Jodi Hanauer
Use of Funds: Library Books/Bean Bag Chairs for Library
$3,000 Award
L. W. Waring Elementary School
Principal: Brianna Dunn
School Counselor: Ashley Cocca
Use of Funds: Parent/Family Resource Center
$2,500 Award
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Principal: Keith Arrington
Use of Funds: Library Books
$2,500 Award
Francis Hopkinson Elementary School
Principal: Candace Straff
Dean of Students: Karla Tennyson-Abdelghany
Use of Funds: Classroom Library Books
$2,500 Award
Bayard Taylor Elementary School
Principal: Debra Drossner
Use of Funds: Recess Kits
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